More less than positive press for poor old HR people over the last couple of weeks. It seems however hard it tries, the profession’s image problem just won’t go away. First up was research released by the CIPD, which suggested […]
As 2013 draws to a close it looks like the business community has some cause for optimism in the year ahead. There are clear signs the economy is picking up and commentators are suggesting that prospects are looking much brighter […]
The important role that SMEs have to play in driving economic growth is increasingly being recognised – and as a result there’s been a noticeable rise in HR circles of efforts to help small businesses manage their people more effectively.
As the employers of over 14 million people in the UK, it is important that SMEs get their HR management right.
The gauntlet has been well and truly thrown down to HR people this week in the form of a speech given by Gary Hamel, widely acknowledged as ‘the world’s most influential business thinker’. In a keynote presentation to the CIPD’s […]
What are the key competencies HR people need to help steer their businesses through the challenges of the year ahead? How can HR professionals make their voices heard and improve their influence and involvement in strategic business decisions?
How much is poor management costing your business? According to research from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), it could be quite a lot.
So it’s a year today to the start of the Olympics… and not a day too soon for businesses to start planning for the impact it will have on their day-to-day operations.